Recently I was looking at different ways of calculating safety stock and one of the calculations I looked at used “average lead time”. It occurred to me that lead time is used a lot in supply chain calculations. So, what does it really mean, and should it be recalculated after every delivery? The simple definition … Read moreWhat should lead time mean?
Setting Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) is sometimes seen as an art, because many companies find it hard to decide on what to measure and while others have several KPIs, they may not be the right ones. Many years ago, I worked with a warehouse manager who needed help with one of his KPIs. His company … Read moreBeware of focussing on the KPI and not the objective
Australian enterprise resource planning (ERP) and business intelligence (BI) software provider, Pronto Software, has today announced the launch of a carbon tracking application that will give its customers the ability to monitor carbon consumption and output across a range of business operations and sectors. The carbon tracking functionality launch coincides with the Australian Government’s introduction … Read morePronto Software Launches Carbon Tracking Tool for Customers ERP technology to support Australian businesses with carbon management